“Scams are increasingly sophisticated. Fraudsters can be articulate and financially knowledgeable, with credible websites, testimonials and materials that are hard to distinguish from the real thing.
But if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.”
The UK’s financial services regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, has an area (ScamSmart) on it’s website which gives invaluable guidance on how to guard against financial scams.
Click on the link below, which will take you to a section on their website where you will find information on how to protect yourself against investment scams.